Category Archives: Bakery

IBIE opens Best in Baking award nominations

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The International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE), commonly known as the Baking Expo™ has opened the application process for the 2019 Best in Baking awards program. In partnership with Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery, the newly enhanced Best in Baking Program has been expanded to recognize IBIE suppliers and bakers that have made particularly notable achievements that foster better plant efficiency,… Read more »

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Bread Bakers Guild of America selects Team USA 2020

Throughout 2018, the Bread Bakers Guild of America underwent the selection process to choose its team that will compete in the Coupe Louis Lesaffre regional qualifier in 2019 and then compete in the Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie in Paris in 2020. Twenty two bakers submitted their applications for the team, with tryouts taking place in February 2018 and… Read more »

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The BreadBot Debuts at the Consumer Electronics Show

Baked in Front of Your Eyes – Bread that is Fresh, Healthy, Preservative Free and Eco-Friendly The BreadBot Mixes, Forms, Proofs, Bakes and Cools Bread All on its Own Retailers Can Benefit from Potential 20-Fold Lift in Profit Margins by Cutting Out Distribution Process The Wilkinson Baking Company, a family-owned business that is transforming the world of baking one loaf… Read more »

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Bread Eternal

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In the ruins of Ostia Antica, where Roman roads have disintegrated into a tangle of worn stones and earth, past market stalls where tall grasses jut from meticulously laid mosaic floors, one can find about three dozen stone basins in which bakers once placed bread dough to rise. This is one of several baking sites archaeologists have identified in the… Read more »

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Consumer holiday spending to increase from last year

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According to the National Retail Federation, consumers will spend an average of $1,007.24 during the holiday season this year, up 4.1 percent from the $967.13 they said they would spend last year. A recent survey of consumers, paired with NRF’s annual holiday spending forecast, shows that holiday retail sales in November and December will rise. Holiday shoppers are expected to… Read more »

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DuPont Introduces Alternative to Ascorbic Acid for Bakery Products

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Enabling bakers to produce cost effective, high-quality products with the DuPont™ Danisco® GRINDAMYL™ SUREBake product range. The rising costs of ascorbic acid is prompting many baking industry manufacturers to search for an alternative dough strengthener. Regulatory measures on environmental compliance and control in China have caused price hikes on ascorbic acid to continue. This poses significant challenges for bakeries to… Read more »

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Ultimate Baker Announces the Release of Naturally Colored Xylitol Baking Products

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Sugar-substitute opens up broader diabetic options for baking excellence. Ultimate Baker recently launched a range of Kosher-certified naturally colored xylitol baking accessories for the diabetic market. Xylitol is an FDA approved sugar substitute that has a very low glycemic index and does not spike blood sugar or insulin. Craft blended with all-natural fruit and vegetables, Ultimate Baker xylitol is made… Read more »

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76 thousand visitors at 2018 iba Munich

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Iba 2018 wrapped up its five day trade show in Munich on September 20, 2018. The show featured new additions to its growing repertoire, such as offering digital solutions to bakeries, and adding a speakers corner. This international trade show featured bakers from Brazil, China, Germany, Iceland, Japan, Norway and Taiwan. The UICBC Junior World Championship of Confectioners competed on… Read more »

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High IQ Baking Technology: Industry 4.0

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Robots, artificial intelligence, the cloud, algorithms, machines that talk to each other, perform complex analyses and provide highly specific alerts. Welcome to the world of Industry 4.0. Profits are maximized as a result of the accurate synchronization of several mechanisms. In baking facilities, this means optimizing productivity, achieving a maximum level of flexibility to be able to adapt to changing… Read more »

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Two Chefs of the Year crowned at Summit

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Canada’s top pizza makers were named at the Canadian Pizza Summit and Chef of the Year Competitions. This year two winners shared the title of Chef of the Year. Chef of the Year (Traditional) is Giuseppe Cortinovis of Ignite Pizzeria in Vancouver. Chef of the Year (Open) is Dean Litster of Armando’s Pizza in Windsor, Ont. Cortinovis’ pizza is called… Read more »

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